CARE REFERENCE LABORATORY -One of the Best Laboratory in Calicut

Care Reference Laboratories provides esoteric testing in a state-of-the art facility, populated with highly-trained personnel under the leadership of experienced pathologists. Yet we are fundamentally unique because a different mission guides our business model. Care Reference Laboratories deliberately operates on a lower profit margin in order to reduce the cost of testing and fulfil its mission to improve the quality of healthcare.With this motivation, Care Reference Laboratories considers it a plus to retain less of the profit so that you, our clients, pay less for quality testing and responsive service.…

FIND OUT WHO SHOULD GET TESTED: COVID-19

Advisory on Strategy for COVID-19 Testing in India. (Version VI, dated 4th September 2020) Recommended by the National Task Force on COVID-19 – ICMR A. Routine surveillance in containment zones and screening at points of entry: Choice of Test (in order of priority) Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) [as per attached algorithm] RT-PCR or TrueNat or CBNAAT All symptomatic (ILI symptoms) cases including health care workers and  front line workers. All asymptomatic direct and high-risk contacts (in family and       workplace, elderly ≥ 65 years of age, immunocompromised, those with co-morbidities…

COVID-19 Testing Overview

Two kinds of tests are available for COVID-19: viral tests and antibody tests. A viral test tells you if you have a current infection. An antibody test might tell you if you had a past infection. A) Test for Current Infection (Viral Test) 1, Rapid Antigen Detection Test for COVID-19 There is urgent need of a reliable point-of-care rapid antigen detection test with good sensitivity and specificity for early detection of the disease. Advantages It reduces the burden of relying on just RT-PCR tests to identify COVID-19 patients. “Antigen testing is useful because even if it’s…